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ABC
Nov 5, 2009 4:30am EST
's lisa stark. >> reporter: with so many children fighting the h1n1 virus there has been a huge demand for the liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. the government has released its entire emeency supply. >> one of the reasons to release the stockpile is to make sure no child is not without medicine. it's hard to quantify the shortage. but at this maryland pharmacy they're only able to get enough for about one patient a month. so, pharmacists are making their own liquid tamiflu by taking powerful adult capsules and deleting them. >> it has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> reporter: why the shortage of tamiflu? roche pharmaceuticals bought the license to make tamiflu. they didn't invent it but bought the license to make this now critical drug. it's become a huge moneymaker. sales quadrupled over the last year. tamiflu, roche said there's id plenty of capsules for adults and children, and it's confident it can continue to meet u.s. supply requirements. but what if roche falls short? >> the government can step in, pay the manufacturer for the use of monopoly and produce th
ABC
Nov 11, 2009 7:00am EST
to chicago, with 124 unsuspecting passengers on board. lisa stark is in allentown, pennsylvania, this morning, and has the latest for us. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, robin. it's called from bottle to throttle, the time when a pilot is allowed to have a drink and get into the cockpit. the general rule is 8 hours. united airlines even stricter, ten hours from bottle to throttle. this event apparently happened because a co-worker of this pilot blew the whistle, notified authorities. that started the whole chain of events. united flight 949, with 124 passengers and a crew of 11, was ready to push back from the gate at london's heathrow airport and head to chicago when authorities came on board and removed the pilot from the cockpit. he's been identified as 51-year-old erwin washington, shown here years ago, while in the air force. reached early this morning, a heathrow spokesman nfirmed, the pilot, one of three on board the plane, was given a breathalyzer test. and found to have exceeded the legal limit for pilots in the u.k., which is significantly more strict for driver than
ABC
Nov 5, 2009 3:05am EST
just one company makes it. lisa stark has details. >> reporter: with so many children fightg the h1n1 virus, there has been a huge demand for the liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. the government has now released its entire emergency supply. >> one of the reasons to release the stockpile is to make sure that no child is without medicines who needs to have medicines. >> reporter: it's hard to quantify exactly how much of a shortage there is of the pediatric tamiflu. at this maryland pharmacy, they're only able to get enough for about one patient a month. so pharmacists a making their own children's liquid tamiflu by taking the more powerful adult capsules and diluting them. >> this has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> reporter: why the shortage of tamiflu? the drug is made by just one company, roche pharmaceuticals. roche didn't invent tamiflu but bought the license to manufacture this now-critical drug. it's become a huge moneymaker. sales quadrupled over the past year. despite the shortage of liquid tamiflu, roche says there are plenty of capsules for both adults
ABC
Nov 5, 2009 7:00am EST
what police think happened. abc's lisa fletcher in north dakota with the latest. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, robin. more than 10,000 people drive into water every year. and s many victims drown right in their own neighborhoods, leaving family and loved ones asking, how could something like this possibly happen? remembrances left by family and friends, who gather privately at the chilling scene. tire tracks from the jeep, the only evidence kyrstin gemar, ashley neufeld and afton williamson drove into the pond to their deaths. this stock pond, in daylight, seemingly harmless. any area with livestock, yuld have a pond like this? >> reporter: dug to hold water for cattle, ponds are usually 12 to 16 feet deep, with sleep, muddy sides. >> if a week started going into one of these embankments, would there be a way back out? >> no. >> reporter: a tiny camera captures the impossibly thick water. wh was the visibility like? >> zero visibility. >> reporter: what do you suspect happen? is it a situation by the time you realize you're in trouble, it's too late to get out of it
NBC
Nov 4, 2009 7:00am EST
investigative correspondent lisa myers has more on this story. hi, lisa. >> good morning, matt. this is all being driven by public outrage toward bailed-out banks, which in recent months have doubled credit card intestates for millions of americans. what congress is moving to do now would merely prevent further increases on most balances. it will not undo what has already happened. for months now, consumers have been outraged by unwelcomed credit card notices. ed niska just got the word that bailed-out citibank is doubling his rate to 30%. >> it does anger me, because here i am, a citizen, and i helped bail them out. >> reporter: hank parker just got his second interest rate increase this year from citi on the $3,500 he owes. >> i'm getting whacked for 30% on an interest rate? i just -- it just knocked me over. >> reporter: linda and jay gallagher had downsized so they could pay all their bills after their consulting business was hit hard by the economy. then, chase doubled the interest rate on their $5,000 credit card bill to 15%. >> it was an injustic it was a great injustice to us, who w
NBC
Nov 4, 2009 9:00am EST
will be wearing during the competition, lisa baird is chief marketing officer for the united states olympic committee. lisa, good morning. >> good morning, al. how are you? >> all right. and we have got people chanting "go, usa." we love this. what are the trends we'll be looking at this winter? >> well, we're going to be looking at a classic american palette, red, white and blue. the nike outfits are stressing performance. they've got to perform really under any condition. >> let's get started. this is the medal stand look. we hope to see this a lot in february. and showing off our look, short track speed kaser j.r. cheleski and gretchen bleiler. good to see you again. tell us about this look. it's fantastic. >> for the men, the hat, it's all about warmth, it's all about coort. >> are you warm? >> very warm. surprisingly. >> and wh gretchen, you've got a cat with a slightlyifferent cut. it's about being sporty and also looking great. >> will this hat stay on when you're snowboarding? >> only on the podium, al. there you go. >> only on the podium. >> and what about these tops here? >> these
ABC
Nov 24, 2009 7:00am EST
immediately and find an alternative sleeping space for the baby. abc's lisa stark has much more on this important story. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is one of the recalled storkcraft cribs. here's the problem. the cribs that are recalled have the drop-down sides like this. but the mechanism can break. it can leave a dangerous gap here that the baby can get trapped in. and in fact, there have been four deaths, infants, ages 6 months old to 9 months old. this largest recall ever, raises alarms on a product parents count on to keep kids safe. the storkcraft cribs have a side that drops down, making it easy to reach the baby. but the plastic mechanism can fail. it's also possible to mistakenly install the side upside down. either situation can lead to disaster. a deadly gap between the mattress and crib. >> we have had over 100 incidents. and 15 entrapments and 4, tragic deaths of infants caught in between the drop-side and the mattress. these infants have suffocated. >> reporter: nearly 150,000 of the dangerous cribs carry the fisher price name. the r
NBC
Nov 23, 2009 9:00am EST
clever tips to help you eat less. lisa, contributor to "women's health," good to see you. our plates are too big. >> exactly. the smaller the plate, the better. think about six to eight-inch plates. a study from cornell university found that those who ate hamburgers off of saucers -- these are very small -- these individuals actually believed they were consuming 18% more calories than they actually were. >> because on a smaller plate the smaller portion looks bigger. >> exactly. you feel less deprived. >> also extend that to the serving dishes as well. >> exactly. in studies people ate 56% more when they served themselves from a one-gallon bowl compared to a half-gallon bowl. >> if it's smaller bowl, you think, i look like a pig here. i'm scooping out too much. >> right. you may indeed scoop out less. another trick though is to use ceramic bowls over glass. >> why? >> interestingly, when you choose glass you can actually see through the bowl. one study in the international journal the obesity found women ate 71% more food out of transparent containers compared to ones they couldn't s
NBC
Nov 4, 2009 4:00pm EST
st. lisa myers reports. >> reporter: for months now, consumers have been outraged by unwelcome credit card notices. bailed-out citibank is doubling this man's rates to 30%. >> it does anger me because here i am a citizen and i helped bail them out. >> reporter: hank parker got his second rate increase this year from citi on the $3,500 he owes. >> i'm getting whacked with 30% on an interest rate? it just knocked me over. >> reporter: linda and jay downsized to pay all their bills after their consulting business was hit hard on the economy. chase doubled the interest rate on their $5,000 credit card bill to 15%. >> it was an injustice. it was a great injustice to us who worked so hard and we weren't missing any payments. >> reporter: the law signed by the president in may would prevent credit card companies doing exactly what was done to these three consumers, raising rates on existing balances, money consumers already spent. congress agreed to give the banks until next february to comply. >> the banks asked for additional time to upgrade their systems, but they used this time instead t
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 7:00am EST
what i was trained to do, doing what any soldier would do. >> lisa, you re-united with your daughter on saturday evening. i want to show a bit of that reunion. then we'll talk about it. >> oh, baby girl! >> i know, lisa, you were very worried about amber. you had talked to her right before the shooting. then for hours you had no idea how she was, if she had been hit, if she had been killed. but you knew something horrible had happened. what did it mean to you to finally hold her in your arms? >> it was an awesome feeling. she needed me there and we got there as soon as we could. and i don't think i want to leave her now. >> amber, i understand that you are going to be meeting with the president when he comes to ft. hood tomorrow for the memorial service. what's your reaction to that? >> it's crazy. i always wanted to meet him. it's always been i guess a dream of mine to just meet any president really. but i wish it could be under different circumstances. but it's something'm looking forward to. >> now he's certainly wanting to meet you. just to conclude, amber, i know you're being de
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2009 6:00am EST
's son. post a comment on our facebook page. we will read them on the air. and lisa has already written in, if the school has a contract and the player cannot abide by the school's contract, then he shouldn't play no matter who his father is. keep those thoughts coming. >>> in other news with all the negative attention weighing heavy on his heart, florida linebacker brandon spikes asked to serve a full game suspension for apparently trying to gouge the eyes of a georgia running back. spikes' coach urban meyer got criticism because he only suspended him half a game so spikes is the one stepping up and saying just suspend me a full game so we can move on. i applaud his maturity. lastly, students and faculty at the university of alabama birmingham participated in the school's oldest tradition, the gurney derby. each team has two men and two women and one nonliving passenger on the gurney which is a doll of some kind. >> so they're not real people, little pets or something. >> it would be a much bigger story if it were. that is a look at sports. >> all right, rafer, thanks so much. >>> poli
ABC
Nov 30, 2009 7:00am EST
sales, something malls are trying to do all over the country this time of year. here's abc's lisa fletcher on what happened. >> reporter: it was a holiday spectacular. designed to draw crowds to the mall. but something went horribly wrong. this cell phone video captured the aerialist performing without a net falling nearly 20 feet as hundreds helplessly watched. >> working over 30 feet we typically always use safeties. the net has to be a minimum of eight feet off the ground. if the net is two feet off the ground, it's not functional. >> reporter: miraculously she survived. the 26-year-old performer who is asked not to be identified is optized with a broken wrist and pelvis. she says she and the rest of the troupe know the risk is part of the job. >> these are not ordinary people. these are the top trained athletes in the world. >> reporter: retailers across the country are going to extremes in the downed economy to attract coveted shoppers. but free giveaways are other thing, a dangerous aerial show, some are wondering if that's going too far. your answer is no is. >> not at all.
CBS
Nov 3, 2009 7:00am EST
expensive. lisa and another one of her assistants was actually taking off the price tag so that sarah palin couldn't see how much things were and she couldn't complain. the spending did continue, it wasn't at some of the higher he said stores, but it still did continue and she was getting more self-conscious throughout the campaign to what brands she was wearing to the way she looked like because people kept on commenting, something she wasn't used to in alaska. >> who's fault is it in the end? is it the candidate's job to adjust to the campaign you're entering on or is it the campaign's i don't think to adjust to the candidate you've brought in? >> she was the kapd dat, but you have to remember she was supposed to be the vice presidential candidate. and she was supposed to go along with what john mccain wanted to do and she's sort of taken ownership of this phrase going rogue, but really to many of the mccain staffers, it was very irritated that she time and again towards the end of the cam been especially was going off and doing her own thing. >> very interesting stuff. you're the first o
CBS
Nov 6, 2009 7:00am EST
relatives tried to fikd out what happened help lisa pfund says she never imagined her daed amber who was shot in the stomach, could be wounded while on a military base in her own cup. >> she said soldiers are supposed to help the other people. >> reporter: some of the relatives of the shooting victims have complained they haven't gotten enough information about the conditions of their loved one, but those who were brought here have been taken to a private area of the hospital. the hospital as a whole has been closed temporarily to the public. and very little information is coming out. we do understand that at least four of the shooting victims were in operating rooms last night and some are in critical care. harry? >> kelly cobiella in temple thanks so much. we'll have a lot more on this story in just a little while. i want to go back to, no, get a check on our nation's weather. dave is standing by. >>> good morning. 14 minutes past the hour. let's see what's happening all across the country. most of the country looking picture perfect today weather-wise with t
ABC
Nov 25, 2009 7:00am EST
update. we'll start with lisa. >>> we are watching traffic heading out of town right now. northbound 95 into baltimore and down into the delaware memorial bridge, we seem to be any good shape. i have no trouble to report on 66. the beltway is a good at the wilson bridge. we will take you to a couple of cameras so you know what to expect. first of all, make sure your headlights are on. you can barely see 95 in springfield. let's jump to our camera in maryland where it is stop and go. not too bad on at 28, the toll road, if you are heading out to leesburg. a beautiful ride into the district. the fog is leaving. >> it is. it is pretty dense. upper 40's to low 50's. low-level moisture. there is some stormy nets in the upper great lakes area. nothing major. dusty and cooler for friday and the weekend. >>> abe pollin is being praised for his leadership and his generosity. he died yesterday after a battle with a rare brain disease. he was 85 years old. he was the wizards longest tenured honor. thank you for watching.
ABC
Nov 9, 2009 7:00am EST
and we begin with lisa baden. >> metrorail is reporting a switching problem at the west falls church metro station. therefore, orange line commuters traveling in both directions will anticipate delays. metrorail -- orange line you'll find typical volume on 66 out of manassas to commit to centreville and from 7100 to the beltway, no accidents. slope from dale city heading on to -- slow from dale city heading into springfield. that is under 95. it is not bad on the dulles greenway or the dulles tol road. usual delays from 7100 out to hunter mill road. >> we are taking it back to the 70's today. we are in the 40's this morning. the son is doing its job and quickly warning us up. let's take look at what things look like outside. the wind is out of the west. that will bring milder air and it will be a mild afternoon. 73 may be the high today. tonight, clouds will move in and tomorrow, cloudy and cooler but rainshowers look like into thursday. >>> christmas is coming to the best month. that is when the christmas tree is set to record the 85-foot tree was cut down in arizona and weighs 7,00
NBC
Nov 6, 2009 7:00am EST
? oh, okay. >> reporter: lisa pfund's daughter, amber barr, was one of the injured soldiers who was shot in the stomach. >> she's a fighter. sire[ sirens ] >> reporter: as alarms sounded around ft. hood, families awaited word about loved ones. president obama called it a horrific outburst of violence. >> it's difficult enough when we lose these brave americans in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire at an army base on american soil. >> reporter: the 39-year-old man believed responsible is single with no children, a military psychiatrist. he was previously at walter reed in washington, d.c. late thursday, federal agents searched a home in kensington, maryland, where hasan lived during his medical training. authorities are looking at several internet postings they say may offer clues. one blog posted by username nidalhasan compared suicide bombers with a soldier throwing himself on a grenade to save the lives of his comrades. the post reads, "to say that this soldier committed suicide is inappropriate. it's more appropriate to say he is a brave hero
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